- Sarah Fenn
- Given names
- Fenn (Finn)
|Birth|| before 12 July 1738|
Biddenden, Kent, England
|Baptism|| before 12 July 1738|
Biddenden, Kent, England
|History|| 1745 (Age 6)|
Note: Jacobite rising in support of Bonnie Prince Charlie.
|History|| 1754 (Age 15)|
Note: Anglo-French war begins in North America.
|History|| 1756 (Age 17)|
Note: Seven Years War.
|History|| 1757 (Age 18)|
Note: Clive captures India from the French.
|History|| 1758 (Age 19)|
Note: First threshing machine invented.
|History|| 1759 (Age 20)|
Note: British Museum opens.
|History|| 1760 (Age 21)|
Note: George II dies, his grandson crowned George III.<br />French surrender Montreal to the British.<br />Wedgwood opens pottery works.
|History|| 1763 (Age 24)|
Note: Treaty of Paris ends the Seven Years' War. France cedes Canada and the Mississippi Valley to Britain.
|History|| 1764 (Age 25)|
Note: Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny.
|History|| 1769 (Age 30)|
Note: Arkwright invents a spinning machine.
|History|| 1771 (Age 32)|
Note: Arkwright's first spinning mill.
|History|| 1773 (Age 34)|
Note: Boston Tea Party.
|History|| 1775 (Age 36)|
Note: American Revolution begins.<br />Watt's first efficient steam engine.
|History|| 1776 (Age 37)|
Note: American colonies declare their independence.
|History|| 1779 (Age 40)|
Note: First steam powered mills. Crompton invents spinning mule.
|History|| 1781 (Age 42)|
Note: Cornwallis surrenders to Washington at Yorktown, Va.
|History|| 1783 (Age 44)|
Note: Peace treaty signed in Paris between Great Britain and the United States.
|History|| 1785 (Age 46)|
Note: Cartwright builds power loom.
|History|| 1786 (Age 47)|
Note: Coal gas first used for lighting.
|History|| 1789 (Age 50)|
Note: Bastille falls, French Revolution begins.
|History|| 1793 (Age 54)|
Note: Louis XVI executed in France. England and France at war.
|History|| 1798 (Age 59)|
Note: Battle of the Nile.
|History|| 1799 (Age 60)|
Note: Napoleon named First Consul of France.
|History|| 1801 (Age 62)|
Note: Union of Great Britain and Ireland.
|History|| 1804 (Age 65)|
Note: Napoleon declared Emperor.
|History|| 1805 (Age 66)|
Note: Battle of Trafalgar.
|History|| 1809 (Age 70)|
Note: Napoleon captures Vienna.
|History|| 1811 (Age 72)|
Note: Prince of Wales named Regent to act for George III, now insane.<br />Luddite riots in the North and the Midlands. Laborers attack factories and break up the machines which they fear will replace them.
|History|| 1812 (Age 73)|
Note: Napoleon invades Russia.<br />War of 1812 between England and the United States.
|History|| 1814 (Age 75)|
Note: Treaty of Ghent ends Anglo-U.S. War.<br />England and allies invade France.<br />Napoleon exiled to Elba.
|History|| 1815 (Age 76)|
Note: Napoleon escapes Elba, begins the Hundred Days.<br />Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon exiled to St. Helena in the South Atlantic.<br />Corn Laws passed.
|History|| 1819 (Age 80)|
Note: Peterloo Massacre of Corn Law protestors.
|History|| 1820 (Age 81)|
Note: George IV succeeds George III on his death
|History|| 1821 (Age 82)|
Note: Napoleon dies.
|History|| 1829 (Age 90)|
Note: Peel establishes the Metropolitan Police.
|History|| 1830 (Age 91)|
Note: George IV dies, his brother William IV succeeds.<br />Manchester - Liverpool Railway (first in England).
|History|| 1832 (Age 93)|
Note: First Reform Bill: adds 10 pound/year householders to the voting rolls and reapportions Parliamentary representation much more fairly, doing away with most rotten and pocket boroughs. Adds 217,000 voters to an electorate of 435,000.
|History|| 1833 (Age 94)|
Note: Slavery abolished throughout the British Empire.<br />Factory Act.
|History|| 1834 (Age 95)|
Note: New Poor Law.<br />Houses of Parliament burn down.
|History|| 1837 (Age 98)|
Note: William IV dies, succeeded by his niece, Victoria.
|History|| 1838 (Age 99)|
Note: Regular Atlantic steamship service begins.
|History|| 1839 (Age 100)|
Note: Anti-Corn-Law League founded.
|History|| 1840 (Age 101)|
Note: Queen Victoria marries her cousin Albert, who becomes Prince Consort.<br />Penny post started.<br />S.F.B. Morse invents the telegraph.<br />Grammar Schools Act.
|History|| 1842 (Age 103)|
Note: Chartist Riots.<br />Copyright Act.<br />Potato Failure in Europe, starvation in Ireland. Corn Laws (which had kept up the price of grain) repealed.
|History|| 1849 (Age 110)|
Note: Gold discovered in California and Australia.
|History|| 1850 (Age 111)|
Note: Telegraph cable laid under English Channel.
|History|| 1851 (Age 112)|
Note: Great Exhibition (Crystal Palace).
|History|| 1853 (Age 114)|
Note: Crimean War.
|History|| 1855 (Age 116)|
Note: Livingston discovers Victoria Falls.
|History|| 1857 (Age 118)|
Note: The Mutiny (India).
|Family with parents - View family|
Marriage: 7 March 1731 — Maidstone, Kent, England
14 months#1 elder brother
Birth before 6 May 1732 Biddenden, Kent, England
9 months#2 elder brother
Birth before 17 February 1733 Biddenden, Kent, England
Death before 17 February 1733 Biddenden, Kent, England
16 months#3 elder brother
Birth before 4 June 1734 Biddenden, Kent, England
20 months#4 elder sister
Birth before 4 February 1736 Biddenden, Kent, England
1 year#5 elder brother
Birth before 5 February 1737 Biddenden, Kent, England
17 months#6 herself
Birth before 12 July 1738 Biddenden, Kent, England